About Valentino Cucina Italiana
Valentino Cucina Italiana is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and is owned by Chef Giovanni Rocchio. This fine dining Italian restaurant opened in its original location in 2006. Chef Giovanni Rocchio takes pride in challenging himself and increasing his knowledge to reach higher levels of cooking. Valentino Cucina Italiana uses only the freshest, highest quality ingredients and provides consistent, remarkable dishes to its customers. In addition to serving only the most delicious dishes, Chef Giovanni Rocchio believes in providing guests with exceptional service and respectful hospitality, all vital elements of a luxurious restaurant operation.
The Ideal Valentino is what we strive for everyday.
It is a brass ring we long to capture helping us to better our last service. The Kitchen staff works toward excellence and consistency each day, perfecting the culinary elements of every dish from silky sauces to simple seasoning and clean stations, a collective nucleus of faultless talent.
Valentino is yours to enjoy. We trust you will recognize our dynamic and enjoy the creative preparations made especially for you by our thoughtful team of individuals who cook and serve. We welcome you to the spectacular comforts of this landmark where extraordinary quality endures and grandeur is common.
No corkage allowed.
CHEF & STAFF
BOOK A PRIVATE EVENT
Plan your next business meeting or corporate gathering at Valentino. Celebrate a special occasion - anniversary or birthday. Party to your heart's content and discover plush privacy while dining under watchful, unobtrusive service. Call the Private Events Line and our planner will offer the appropriate basics to your every desire.
To book a private event, or to find out more about private events:
Call (954) 368-2965.
VALENTINO WILL HOST WINE DINNER APRIL 20
Guests to enjoy specially crafted dishes and wine pairings from Chef Giovanni Rocchio and
Chef de Cuisine Jimmy Everett
At this special Wine Dinner, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy expertly planned dishes created by Chef Giovanni Rocchio and Chef de Cuisine Jimmy Everett. Each dish will be paired with a complementary wine, balancing flavor profiles with excellence.
The winemakers themselves will be making introductions at each course and recounting stories of their wine making adventures. Winemakers Claudio Alario, Gianmario Marchisio from Cascina Del Pozzo, and Amandine LeClere from Fattoria Montellori will spend time with guests discussing the pairings and answering questions.
Monday, April 20th
6:30 p.m. Reception
7:30 p.m. Dinner
$150 per person plus tax and gratuity. Limited seating is available. Guests can book their seat by calling 954-523-5767.
Poached Maine Lobster, Chilled Melon Gazpacho, Ricotta, Green Strawberries, Basil
Paired with 2013 Cascina Del Pozzo Roero Arneis
Cured Duck Breast, Black Plums, Licorice, Bitter Greens
Paired with 2012 Fattoria Montellori Chianti
English Pea Ravioli, Spice Lamb Ragu
Paired with 2011 Fattoria Montellori “Caselle” Superiore
Roasted Monkfish, Braised Oxtail, Pearl Onions, Spring Garlic
Paired with 2010 Claudio Alario “Sorano” Barolo
Passion Fruit Panna Cotta, Mango Sorbet, White Chocolate Chantilly, Shortbread
Paired with Azienda Agricola Bocchino 2013 “Sori Dei Fiore” Moscato
Call (954) 523–5767 from 6am – 11pm daily, or book online with OpenTable.
Reservations and a credit card number are required for parties of 6 or more. A $25 per person fee will be charged for cancellations made within 24 hours prior to reservation.
Reservations & INQUIRIES
620 S Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
MON - THURS 6PM - 11PM
FRI AND SAT 6PM - 12AM
SUN - CLOSED
BAR OPEN 5PM
For your convenience, valet parking is available.